Iran’s coverage: Next JCPOA joint commission meeting slated for July 21 in Vienna

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JCPOA Joint Commission to convene on July 21: Iranian official

A senior Iranian official says a new meeting of the Joint Commission monitoring the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries will be held in the Austrian capital, Vienna, later this month.

Daesh unprecedented catastrophe in history: Quds Force commander

Quds Force Commander Major General Qasem Soleimani said on Monday that Daesh (ISIS) is a heavy catastrophe which is unprecedented in the human being history.


Iran expects steep increase in gas output, exports

Iran will see a steep rise in its natural gas output and exports after last year’s easing of Western sanctions, its deputy oil minister said on Tuesday, adding that recent deals with global firms show they believe sanctions will not come back.


Zarif to address US Foreign Relations Council

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech to the US Council on Foreign Relations on 17 July.

Interpol eager to use Iran’s experience in tackling terrorism, drugs

Secretary General of the International Police Organization (INTERPOL) Jurgen Stock voiced the intergovernmental organization’s willingness to take advantage of the “precious experience” Iran has gained in the fight against terrorism and narcotics trafficking.

Iraq VP appreciates Iran pioneering role in fighting Daesh

Vice President of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki in a message released on the occasion of the liberation of Mosul from Daesh, has praised Iran’s efforts in fighting the Takfiri terrorist group.


Saudis accept Iranian conditions for Hajj: Iranian official

Director General of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization of Tehran Province announced on Tuesday that the Saudis have accepted the Iranian conditions to provide security of pilgrims.


Moscow opposes any rewriting or reinterpretation of JCPOA

Russia rejects any attempts to rewrite or reinterpret the nuclear agreement between Iran and the world major powers, says Sergei Ryabkov, the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation on Tuesday.


Veep lauds petroleum industry performance

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri honored Iranian Ministry of Petroleum’s achievements over the past 4 years, saying the ministry could save the country 272 million barrels of oil by proper management during the period.


Malaysia and Iran to enhance education ties

Malaysia and Iran are working together to enhance cooperation in the education sector by introducing various programmes to attract and encourage more students to pursue higher education in both countries.